Click through the gallery below to see the most shocking splits in Hollywood!
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Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston
Shocking because: They were Hollywood’s golden couple until a woman named Angelina Jolie came on the scene. Though Brad denied having an affair with Angie on the set of 2005’s Mr. and Mrs. Smith, they began dating immediately after his divorce from Jen after five years of marriage.
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Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas
Shocking because: They’d been married for 18 years, which is a century in Hollywood time! Melanie also had her hubby’s name tattooed on her arm, which she is currently in the process of having removed.
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Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin
Shocking because: Ten years and two kids later, these former lovebirds weathered an almost constant stream of break-up rumors during their union. We assumed they had passed the toughest hurdle.
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Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes
Shocking because: Katie’s divorce filing in 2012 seemed to come out of nowhere. Tom appeared stunned but ultimately granted her a divorce less than two weeks later. Rumors circulated the relationship crumbled due to Tom’s commitment to the Church of Scientology.
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Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe
Shocking because: Reese had just picked up an Oscar for Best Actress, so the couple seemed to be riding high. After eight years and two children, they just couldn’t make their marriage work.
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Sandra Bullock and Jesse James
Shocking because: Jesse cheated on our beloved Sandra with multiple women (including a few porn stars). To make matters worse, the pair were in the middle of adopting a baby boy. Luckily, the Oscar winner was able to continue with the adoption as a single parent.
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Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver
Shocking because: Their split came after it was revealed Arnold fathered a child with the duo’s housekeeper. After four children — and 25 years of marriage — the one-time power couple parted ways.
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Heidi Klum and Seal
Shocking because: The couple renewed their vows every year for seven consecutive years in an elaborate ceremony, so we thought they were rock solid. They also have four children together.
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Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis
Shocking because: The couple had been together for 14 years and had two children. Though they were never married, they seemed content with the life they had built.
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Jennie Garth and Peter Facinelli
Shocking because: The pair were married an impressive 12 years and welcomed three daughters together. Many speculated whether Peter’s rise in fame, thanks to the Twilight franchise, was one reason for their split.
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Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green
Shocking because: They were together for 11 years and have two kids together. Interestingly, the couple recently reconciled and welcomed Baby No. 3!
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Diane Kruger and Joshua Jackson
Shocking because: Though they never married, Diane and Joshua were together for an impressive 10 years!
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Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale
Shocking because: The duo were married for 14 years and had three children together before calling it quits in 2016.
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Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner
Shocking because: Ben and Jen seemed like the perfect couple — plus, they’d been married for 10 years and had three children together before calling it quits.
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Naomi Watts and Liev Schreiber
Shocking because: They dated for 11 years and have two sons together.
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Nancy O’Dell and Keith Zubchevich
Shocking because: Nancy and Keith were married for 11 years before calling it quits on their marriage. They are parents to a daughter, Ashby, and Keith’s two older sons from a previous marriage.
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Tobey Maguire and Jennifer Meyer
Shocking because: They’ve been married for nine years and have two kids together. They also stepped out looking happy as ever just one month before their split.
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Richard Gere and Carey Lowell
Shocking because: The duo were married for 11 years and had one son together before announcing their divorce.
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Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon
Shocking because: Despite their 10-year age difference, the duo seemed so in love — and had two kids together!
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Marc Anthony and Shannon De Lima
Shocking because: They’ve only been married for two years and they split shortly after his public kiss with his ex-wife Jennifer Lopez.
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Ashton Kutcher and Demi Moore
Shocking because: Despite their age difference, the former couple were married for eight years — and seemed totally in love!
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Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman
Shocking because: The A-list couple were married for 11 years and adopted two children together before calling it quits in 2001!
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Tarek and Christina El Moussa
Shocking because: The HGTV couple — who married in 2009 — have two kids and a successful TV show, Flip of Flop, together. They called it quits after seven years of marriage in December 2016.
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Cuba Gooding Jr. and Sara Kapfer
Shocking because: The duo were married for more than 20 years and had three children together before calling it quits!
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Jane Fonda and Richard Perry
Shocking because: The couple have been dating for eight years and Jane previously gushed over how in love they were!
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Scarlett Johansson and Romain Dauriac
Shocking because: The couple had only been married for two years and welcomed a daughter, Rose Dorothy, together.
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Reba McEntire and Narvel Blackstock
Shocking because: The couple were married for 26 years and have a son together. Reba also revealed the divorce wasn’t her idea.
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Mel B and Stephen Belafonte
Shocking because: They secretly married 10 years ago and have a five-year-old daughter together.
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Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor
Shocking because: The pair were married for 17 years and had two kids together before they announced their split.
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Elle Macpherson and Jeff Soffer
Shocking because: They were married for four years and seemed like a great match!